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Semenya wins second Commonwealth Games gold to make history

World and former Olympic champion Sally Pearson featured in all the promotional material as the local girl at the game, but withdrew before the program started with an injury. "If I had left them behind they might not have pushed". It was a great fig...

Flyers will likely use same lineup for Game 2 in Pittsburgh

He deserves props for coming back so soon after such an extensive surgery, but his reflexes aren't there yet. "A big part in the playoffs is to get better every game and to adjust, and that's the way we have to look at it". He seemed to downplay the ...

Dallas Cowboys and Dez Bryant part ways

And, frankly, even though Bryant has played for the Cowboys in one form or another going back to his college days at Oklahoma State, it was time for him ride out of Dallas. After all, the last time the Cowboys made a hard decision with a star p...

Joel Embiid Won't Play in Game 1

Philadelphia rampaged to the No. 3 seed in the East, closing the season on a franchise-record 16-game winning streak to overtake Cleveland and also avoid a potential showdown with LeBron James and the Cavaliers until the conference finals.

Redskins cornerback Josh Norman goes 'Dancing with the Stars'

Nagasu and Rippon will be partnered with Alan Bersten and Jenna Johnson , respectively. Harding, whose career and connection to the 1994 attack on Nancy Kerrigan was dramatized in the recent film I, Tonya , will be partnered with Sasha Farbe...

Manchester City Sergio Aguero out of Spurs trip

City will hope to halt a run of three straight defeats as they look to wrap up the league title. Guardiola revealed Aguero complained about the injury after his side's 2-1 Champions League defeat at the hands of Liverpool. "He made a huge effort ...

For group of Tribe seniors, NFL Draft hopes abound

Some of the best non-QBs in this year's draft are PSU running back Saquon Barkley , Notre Dame offensive guard Quenton Nelson , N.C. State edge defender Bradley Chubb , Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith and Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpa...

Knicks intend to reach out to Villanova's Jay Wright about coaching job

From Wright's perspective, it would be unquestionably lucrative to jump to the Knicks (with his stock never higher than it is today) and, if things went well, he could own the city of NY. Vogel didn't get any breaks this season, as Magic players comb...

Ronaldo interrupts Buffon's interview to hug him after clash

Real Madrid will now play Bayern Munich, Liverpool or AS Roma in the semi-final after Cristiano Ronaldo stepped up and converted the penalty, beating substitute 'keeper Wojciech Szczesny in the 97th minute. Referee Michael Oliver pointed to the ...

Hulu Is Now the Official Sponsor of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

All those channels are available with Hulu Live. The company's agreement with the NHL comes shortly after Google's YouTube TV sealed a deal to become the first ever presenting sponsor for the National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals , adding t...

Masters runner-up Fowler: 'I'm ready to win'

First there was Rory McIlroy , trying to complete the career Grand Slam on the game's grandest stage. The hiatus left him feeling nostalgic during his walk to the 18th green. Open". "I walked up to the first tee and had a really welcoming cheer ...

Kane awarded contentious goal in Spurs' Stoke win

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has been awarded with his side's second goal in their 2-1 win over Stoke City . The Tottenham forward insists he got the faintest of touches on what turned out to be the victor in Spurs' 2-1 victory at St...

Khloe Kardashian 'having early contractions as family jets to Cleveland'

As previously reported, Kris Jenner and Kim Kardashian are on their way to Cleveland [VIDEO ]to tend to Khloe , who appears to be going into early labor . She wrote: "I'm pregnant too since everything out here". But it continues on. In a...

Juve, Buffon slams 'inadequate' Michael Oliver: 'His heart is a trash bin'

Juve had drawn level on aggregate with a stirring comeback from a 3-0 first leg loss in Turin only for Cristiano Ronaldo to step up after a long delay to smash the penalty home and send the holders through. Morata is believed not to be having his d...

Betts Leads Sox In 14-1 Rout Of Yanks

He also hit a two-run double in the 13th inning to help the Red Sox defeat the Marlins earlier that week. "I need to see video to see what's going on, if there is anything going on". But you'd best believe New Yorkers were NOT happy Tuesday night. ...

Akani Simbine makes Commonwealth Games history with 100m gold

Now it seems even that achievement is up for grabs, as certain images show Blake's foot apparently infringing the boundaries of his lane. Makwala, who was barred from competing in the world championships' 400 final in London past year over illness ...

Donald Trump tells Nick Saban LSU 'shouldn't have let you go'

Trump mentioned a number of Alabama players by name, including starting quarterback Jalen Hurts , who the president said "displayed incredible poise and leadership". "Down 13-0 at halftime to a great Georgia team, these champions fought back as th...

IPL 2018 Match 4 SRH vs RR

The fourth match of Indian Premier League is between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals . David Warner's absence will be felt the most in SRH's batting side and so Shikhar Dhawan will be under extra pressure to perform. He made it ...

Roma upset Barcelona, Liverpool demolish City

Goals from Edin Dzeko , Daniele De Rossi and Kostas Manolas helped the Romans advance to the semifinals via the away goals tiebreaker, less than a week after losing 4-1 at the Camp Nou. He may not have the stamina to play three times a week, but...

Simbine upsets Blake to win 100m gold

Blake struggled for balance after a messy start and finished with the bronze in a time of 10.19 seconds, after qualifying fastest with a time of 10.06 in the semifinals. "The 100m is an event of who's got the biggest ego and who can handle the ego th...

Pat Shurmur: Odell Beckham Jr. wants to be great

And until he shows up on the field in the fall (with the Giants or anyone), that speculation will continue. "I'm not overthinking this, he said . I'm glad he's here today". So was Eli Manning. An attorney for Beckham described the laws...

Toy Story 4 gets official release date for summer 2019

Toy Story 4 director Josh Cooley confirms the sequel is still on track to make its previously scheduled June 2019 release date. His caption emphatically states " JUNE 21, 2019 ", meaning that's when the movie will release. "We don't do things just...

Barca unsure whether they'll bench Messi this weekend

Keeping his free-kick aside, his other two goals came because of two quality passes. After starting on the bench last weekend, Messi returned to the starting line up while Andre Gomes was handed a surprising start. "Without Neymar we are more b...

Geoffrey Rush 'housebound' following inappropriate behaviour allegation

The Oscar-winner sued Sydney tabloid The Daily Telegraph for defamation in February over articles detailing a complaint first made public by the Sydney Theatre Company (STC) previous year. Ms Chrysanthou told the court that when speaking to the...

Kyle Busch picks up win at Texas

The No. 18 Toyota led 116 of the 334 laps at the 1 1/2-mile track. He was passed on the first lap by teammate Harvick, who got into the low preferred line around the track as Busch went high. And those are the races that Busch gets most upset about l...

Pogba and Mkhitaryan were offered to Manchester City in January, claims Guardiola

Upon being asked for his opinion on Pogba, with whom he will come face-to-face during the Manchester derby on Saturday evening, Guardiola was full of praise for the French midfielder but admitted that the funds simply weren't available to bring Pog...

Orioles overcome 5-run deficit, stop Yankees 8-7 in 12 innings

If there is a bright side, he entered the day with a 133 OPS+ thanks to his slugging performance - five of his seven knocks have been of the extra-base variety, including three home runs. Fellow future Hall of Famer Dave Winfield hit only one home ru...

Conte rues more missed chances for Chelsea

I think the big thing in Deco's [Declan's] game is not to be causing any goals; not being at fault. "We came out here today with a a point and that's massive for us going into the last six games of the season", Rice added. Eden Hazard's indiffere...

'Thug' Rose Namajunas, The New UFC Strawweight Queen

It was Namajunas' first career knockout win. Jedrzejczyk played the long game, chopping away at the legs of the champion in hopes she would slow down. Rose probably broke Joanna's nose in the fifth round and finished closing her eye up, as she was la...

Guardiola set to come up short again in Champions League

Guardiola's current contract expires next summer but he said to be keen to stay and build on this impressive season, with City close to winning the Premier League. The pre-match scenes at Liverpool last night were marred by fans attacking Manchest...

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Comcast confirms it's in 'advanced stages' of prepping 'New Fox' bid

The bidding war is over Fox assets - not including Fox News Channel or Fox Business Network - that Disney in December said it would purchase for United States dollars 52.4...

Kushner granted permanent security clearance, AP source says

That means Kushner once again has access to the nation's most sensitive information. In February, Kushner's interim security clearance was downgraded from "top secret" to t...

Lava flow closes in on Hawaii power plant

The lava, stalled by a natural berm, remains 200 to 300 meters from the wells. "That means that for a period of time the well has less integrity than it has right now". Hawaiian vo...

Britain's M&S sees profit fall for second straight year

Figures for the period to the end of March this year show pre-tax profits fell from £176.4 million to £66.8 million with the company shouldering exceptional costs of £514 million -...

Sterlite plant protests leave 9 dead

Meanwhile, an official release said about 20,000 people took out a procession towards the district collectorate and the copper plant, demanding its permanent closure. Compensatio...

Turkish Foreign Ministry says it is pleased by Venezuela elections

Mr Maduro, the 55-year-old successor to late leftist leader Hugo Chavez, hailed his win in Sunday's election as a victory against "imperialism", however, in a statement sent fr...

Elon Musk: UAW 'did nada' for job security in last recession

Elon Musk has announced two new versions of the Model 3 , including a high-performance model capable of hitting 60mph in 3.5 seconds, following months of production woes . The...

Mowgli is a dark themed 'The Jungle Book', trailer released

The story will follow the upbringing of the human child Mowgli , who was raised by a wolf pack in the jungles of India. The film also stars Andy Serkis as bear Baloo , Moonl...

Shootout Between Texas School Gunman and Deputies Lasted 25 Minutes

Texas, a conservative stronghold, has some of the most permissive firearm laws in the United States, and new gun restrictions are unlikely. The discussions will start in Austi...

Texas school gunman 'confused,' claim attorneys

It comes as a variety of solutions are being floated to keep Texas schools safe. Perkins, a substitute teacher who goes by Ann, was among two adults killed in the shooting. The...

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UAE, Bahrain support Pompeo's list of demands for Iran

UAE, Bahrain support Pompeo's list of demands for Iran

In response , Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the support of European officials would be insufficient without the United States, and implied that Europe ...

Sex Abuse Victim Claims Pope Said God Made Him Gay

Sex Abuse Victim Claims Pope Said God Made Him Gay

POPE FRANCIS has been praised by campaigners after claims that he told a gay man "God made you like this" and said sexuality "doesn't matter". "What the pope was saying is: 'God...

Is that you, gaffer? Willian blocks Conte out of Chelsea celebration picture

Is that you, gaffer? Willian blocks Conte out of Chelsea celebration picture

I think that after two years the club know me very well. But he knows Chelsea need significant improvement to emulate those victories after they finished fifth - 30 points behi...

James Harden's Reputation Hangs on His Response to Steph Curry's 'Haymaker'

James Harden's Reputation Hangs on His Response to Steph Curry's 'Haymaker'

Thompson had just eight points on 3-of-11 shooting and 2-of-4 from long range as the Warriors' "Splash Brothers", who combined for 46 points in Game 1 were nowhere to be found wh...

Four Teams Receive NCAA Public Recognition Awards

Four Teams Receive NCAA Public Recognition Awards

The latest data which was revealed on Wednesday spanned the 2013-14 through 2016-17 academic years and showed a number of different areas in which Villanova ranks at or near the to...

Lightning journal: What a difference a week makes for Stamkos

Lightning journal: What a difference a week makes for Stamkos

While it appeared that Connelly would begin the upward trend of victory for the Caps, they were never able to get out of first gear. To make things more puzzling, none of the gam...

Eagles Schedule White House Visit, Though Not All Are Coming

Eagles Schedule White House Visit, Though Not All Are Coming

Receiver Torrey Smith-who the Eagles traded to the Carolina Panthers earlier this offseason-told McManus he has no interest in going to the White House as long as Trump remains...

Where things stand in Reuben Foster's domestic violence case

Where things stand in Reuben Foster's domestic violence case

Ennis also testified that while Foster did not hit her once, she actually hit him with a hanger. "She was extremely upset and told him if he broke up with her she would 'trash h...

Luka Doncic's National Basketball Association decision won't come down to specific team, agent says

Luka Doncic's National Basketball Association decision won't come down to specific team, agent says

As much as Vlade Divac loves to make insane out of the box decisions there are a number of bigs at the top of the draft to offer Divac plenty of choices. It's a disappointing fini...